Radar and ARPA Manual: Radar and Target Tracking for Professional Mariners, Yachtsmen and Users of Marine Radar
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Short Description: Radar and ARPA (Automatic Radar Plotting Aids) are standard systems on all commercial vessels and are widely used in the leisure maritime sector. This fully revised new edition... Read more
Radar and ARPA (Automatic Radar Plotting Aids) are standard systems on all commercial vessels and are widely used in the leisure maritime sector. This fully revised new edition covers the complete radar/ARPA installation and serves as the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference on equipment and techniques for radar observers using older and newer systems alike. Suitable for use both as a professional user's reference and as a training text, it covers all aspects of radar, ARPA and integrated bridge system technology, its use and its role in shipboard operations. Reference is made throughout to IMO (International Maritime Organisation) Performance Standards, the role of radar in navigation and in collision avoidance, and to international professional and amateur marine operations qualifications.
* The most up-to-date book available, with full coverage of modern radar and ARPA systems, integrated electronic bridge systems and the 2004 IMO Radar regulations
* The industry authority text, widely-used
* Meets professional, educational and leisure maritime needs, covering both professional and amateur certificate requirements
Radar and ARPA Manual Paperback edition by Alan Wall
- Alan Wall
- Alan Bole
- W. O. Dineley
- Elsevier Science & Technology , Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
- Publication date
- Apr 21, 2005
- Edition Number 2; Revised
- Product dimensions
- 184 x 247 x 29mm
Basic radar principles; The radar system - operational principles; Target detection; Automatic radar plotting aids (ARPA); ARPA - additional facilities; The radar system - operational controls; Radar plotting; Navigation techniques using radar and ARPA; ARPA - accuracy and errors; Integrated Bridge Systems; IMO requirements for Masters and Yacht radar usage.